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  • passing away — index death, demise (death), in extremis, transitory Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • passing away — dying, demise …   English contemporary dictionary

  • passing — adj 1. elapsing, lapsing, expiring, departing, dying; dwindling, disappearing, fading, evaporating, fading away; slipping away, flitting, streaming, gliding by, going by, running its course, becoming a thing of the past, running out; proceeding,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • passing — Synonyms and related words: abandonment, abrupt, accidental, accompanying, act, ado, advance, advancement, afloat, afoot, aggrandizement, ambulant, ambulative, ambulatory, annihilation, ascending, axial, back, back flowing, backward, bane,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • passing — 1. adjective 1) of passing interest Syn: fleeting, transient, transitory, ephemeral, brief, short lived, temporary, momentary; literary evanescent 2) a passing glance Syn: hasty, rapid, hurried …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • passing — 1. adjective 1) of passing interest Syn: fleeting, transient, transitory, ephemeral, brief, short lived, temporary, momentary 2) a passing glance Syn: hasty, rapid, hurried …   Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • passing bell — 1. a bell tolled to announce a death or funeral. 2. a portent or sign of the passing away of anything. [1520 30] * * * …   Universalium

  • passing bell — /ˈpasɪŋ bɛl/ (say pahsing bel) noun 1. a bell tolled to announce a death or funeral. 2. a portent or sign of the passing away of anything …   Australian English dictionary

  • Passing — Pass ing, a. 1. Relating to the act of passing or going; going by, beyond, through, or away; departing. [1913 Webster] 2. Exceeding; surpassing, eminent. Chaucer. Her passing deformity. Shak. [1913 Webster] {Passing note} (Mus.), a character… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Passing note — Passing Pass ing, a. 1. Relating to the act of passing or going; going by, beyond, through, or away; departing. [1913 Webster] 2. Exceeding; surpassing, eminent. Chaucer. Her passing deformity. Shak. [1913 Webster] {Passing note} (Mus.), a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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